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About FME    |   May 29, 2016   |   By Stewart Harper

Monitoring your FME Cloud infrastructure with custom alerts

Ensuring your infrastructure is running as expected at all times is not trivial, but it is extremely important. Infrastructure monitoring is at the heart of any stable and functional service, and that is why we have prioritized adding it to FME Cloud. FME Cloud is the hosted version of FME Server and one of its […]

Author:
Stewart Harper
USER
About Our Customers    |   May 26, 2016   |   By Robyn Jones

Results are in: Here’s What Award-winning Drone Technology Looks Like

Congratulations to SFU’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Team, who achieved second place at the Unmanned Systems Canada 2016 Competition. Here’s the technology behind their award-winning system and how FME helped in building flight plans and identifying locations. Facing thirteen other teams, a massive space to analyze, and high winds up to 25 knots, Team Guardian […]

Author:
Robyn Jones
USER
About FME About Our Customers    |   May 24, 2016   |   By Mark Ireland

FME Golf Challenge Part 1: My Solution

You might remember a blog article entitled “Code Smells and FME Golf”. The FME golf part was a challenge that users submitted a series of entries to.

A train journey from Vancouver to Winnipeg is an excellent time to do some FME golfing so, while watching the scenery pass by, I finally worked on the problem myself and reviewed what you had all done. This post is the first of two – in this post I’ll talk about the concept and what I did to achieve the goal, in the second post I’ll list all of the strategies users came up with and who had the best result!

Author:
Mark Ireland
DATA
About Data    |   May 20, 2016   |   By Roger Aikema

Make it Spatial: Enhancing Your Tableau Viz with Location

New support for Tableau was just recently added in FME 2016.1. Find out how organizations are using FME with Tableau’s amazing BI platform to blend together spatial and business data, enrich their datasets, and automate workflows for even more sophisticated data visualizations and analysis.

Author:
Roger Aikema
DATA
About Data    |   May 19, 2016   |   By Dmitri Bagh

Think like a point cloud: Tips for effective data processing

About six years ago, we added point clouds as a new member of the FME geometry family. Since that time, many of our customers have used FME point cloud tools for all kinds of operations on data consisting mostly of LiDAR scans. From the most popular scenario of surface generation, to urban scene visualization, vegetation […]

Author:
Dmitri Bagh
FME
About FME    |   May 17, 2016   |   By Tiana Warner

Celebrating Women in IT: A Chat with Safe’s Devs

A discussion of careers in the tech industry, the appeal of programming, and what it’s like being a female software engineer. Settling in my office, steaming hazelnut latte in hand and a map of Westeros staring down at me, I draft an email to the female developers of Safe Software. May 16-20 is Women in IT […]

Author:
Tiana Warner
USER
About Our Customers    |   May 13, 2016   |   By Erin Lemky

Real-Time Earthquake Reports: Powered by FME Notification Services

FME Cloud’s notification services can trigger workflows to run when new data becomes available, serving up custom reports automatically by email. CEA recently used FME Cloud for this, because their entire business surrounds earthquake insurance coverage, so getting real-time earthquake data delivered to their inboxes is highly important. Stephanie Halpin in GIS at California Earthquake […]

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Erin Lemky
DATA
About Data    |   May 12, 2016   |   By Stewart Harper

Migrating to New Systems with APIs

In the first two posts in this series, we took a look at what APIs are and how to use them to move data in the cloud. In this third post co-authored with one of our data experts, De Wet van Niekerk, we’re going to dive into the details of migrating data via APIs through one of our […]

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Stewart Harper
USER
About FME About Our Customers    |   May 11, 2016   |   By Tiana Warner

How to Build a Data Downloader with Leaflet and FME Cloud

Today we welcome guest blogger James Rutter to share how Surrey Heath Borough Council built a custom data downloader service. Surrey Heath already used FME Desktop for their workflows and wanted to improve their infrastructure by leveraging the cloud. This is a great example of what our users are accomplishing with FME Cloud. Plus if you’re interested […]

Author:
Tiana Warner